Wrap-up: November

November was a less busy month on the blog, after the hecticness that was October (and is going to be December too…), but we still posted a fair bit, and, on a whim, started our own LGBT lit choice awards (which may or may not continue next year).

And I (Charlotte) for once watched more things than Anna did (please note this down because it’ll never happen again).

So, here’s our wrapup! As ever, the fire emoji indicates a reread/rewatch.

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What we read

Anna

Monster of the Week by F.T. Lukens (bi mc with anxiety, Latino gay li, wlw side character) – 4 πŸŒˆ [review]
The Shape of My Name by Nino Cipri (trans mc, side wlw couple) – 3 🌈 [review to come]
πŸ”₯ Crush by Richard Siken (poetry; gay author) – 5 🌈
Feed by Tommy Pico (poetry; Native American gay author) – 4 🌈
The Will to Change by Adrienne Rich (poetry; lesbian author) – 3 🌈
πŸ”₯ War of the Foxes by Richard Siken (poetry; gay author) – 5 🌈

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Charlotte

The Shape of My Name by Nino Cipri (trans mc) – 4 πŸŒˆ [review to come]
Sky and Dew by Holly Heisey (nonbinary side character) – 2.5 πŸŒˆ [review to come]
The Stories You Tell by Kristen Lepionka (bi mc, Black gay side character) – 4 🌈
The Unspoken Name by A. K. Larkwood (lesbian mcs, gay mc, bi side character) – 5 🌈 [review to come]
A Convenient Marriage by Jeevani Charika (Sri Lankan gay mc) – 2 🌈 [review]

Room at the Inn by Drew Marvin Frayne (gay mcs) – 2.5 🌈
The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie (bi trans mc) – 3 🌈
The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson (lesbian mc, bi, nonbinary & gay side characters) – 4.5 πŸŒˆ [review]
Chulito by Charles Rice GonzΓ‘lez (Puerto Rican gay mc) – 3 🌈
We Were Promised Spotlights by Lindsay Sproul (lesbian mc) – 1 🌈 [review to come]

The Fractal Prince by Hannu Rajaniemi (lesbian mc) – 4 🌈
Mangos and Mistletoe by Adriana Herrera (Dominican lesbian mcs) – 3 🌈 [review to come]
Home in a Snowstorm by Ava Kelly (Chinese American gay mc, gay li) – 3 🌈
Dala Horse Inn by Ellen Jenkins (lesbian mcs) – 4 🌈
Carolyn for Christmas by Lucy Carey (lesbian mcs) – 2.5 🌈

Handmade Holidays by Nathan Burgoine (gay mc, Japanese American gay li, trans side character, wlw side characters) – 3 🌈
Sing for the Coming of the Longest Night by Iona Datt Sharma & Katherine Fabian (Hindu bi mc, genderqueer mc, bi side character, genderqueer side characters, wlw side character) – 4.5 🌈
Stone and Shell by Lloyd A. Meeker (gay side characters) – 2.5 🌈
A Christmas for Oscar by Alex Whitehall (gay mcs) – 2 🌈

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What we watched

Charlotte

9-1-1 (S3) dir. Brad Falchuk, Tim Minnear, Ryan Murphy (Black lesbian mcs, Black gay side character)
Agatha and the Truth of Murder dir. Terry Loane (lesbian character) – 3.5 🌈
Sisak dir. Faraz Arif Ansari (Indian mlm mcs) – 4 🌈
WTFock (S3) dir. Tom Goris (gay mc)
Skam EspaΓ±a (S2) dir. BegoΓ±a Álvarez Rojas (bi mc) – 4.5 🌈

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Anna

9-1-1 (S3) dir. Brad Falchuk, Tim Minnear, Ryan Murphy (Black lesbian couple, Black gay character) – 4 🌈
Five Bedrooms dir. Luke Snellin (wlw couple) – 2.5 🌈

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On the blog

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On other blogs

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So, how was November for you? Did you read or watch anything truly great?

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